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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Inscopix has developed a miniaturized, real-time, brain mapping platform - enabling radically new approaches to understanding the brain.  The Company is not only advancing the mechanistic understanding of the brain at the level of neural circuits and networks, but also paving the way for next generation diagnostic treatments and therapeutics for brain disorders.

We are seeking a senior mechanical engineer to design and develop our next generation miniaturized opto-mechanical and opto-electronic products for large-scale observation and modulation of neural circuit activity.  You will have the unique opportunity to work and thrive in an interdisciplinary environment of top-notch engineers and scientists.

Responsibilities

  • The design, verification and validation of miniaturized mechatronic devices
  • System-level integration to go from concepts to prototypes and finally to production
  • Lead product improvement initiatives, analysis of failed components, corrective and preventive actions
  • Support knowledge transfer to the Manufacturing team and process documentation
  • Collaborate with product management and science group to capture system requirements

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • 2+ years of industry experience demonstrating proficiency in using CAD tools like Solidworks
  • Experience with millimeter-scale part design
  • Capable of running tolerance analysis on complicated stack-ups
  • Experience with micro-controllers, sensors, motors and embedded systems

Desirable Experience

  • Experience designing parts and housings for precision mounting of optical components
  • Experience with integrating optical and electrical components in mechanical housing
  • Experience with CNC machining and precision micro molding
  • Programming experience in C++, Java, or Python
  • Some industrial design or human factors experience

To apply:

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About Inscopix:

Inscopix is a neurotechnology company developing a platform and full stack for real-time brain mapping.  Our vision at Inscopix is to drive new treatments to dramatically improve the health and well-being of people suffering from debilitating brain and nervous system disorders.  Inscopix’s flagship products, nVista and nVoke, have been deployed in over 400 research institutions across the world resulting in over 100 top-tier scientific publications and empowering breakthroughs in Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, psychiatric disorders, chronic pain, and addiction.  Based in Palo Alto, the Inscopix team brings together deep domain expertise in neuroscience, engineering, and data science.  Advised and backed by industry luminaries and investors, Inscopix has been recognized as a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer, and by Deloitte as one of North America’s fastest growing technology companies. 

Inscopix is an equal employment opportunity employer.

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